Artsy project from scraps

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Project by Dreggy posted 04-22-2016 01:48 PM 1673 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was getting quite a pile of “leftovers” from my bowl making projects, and came across some artwork on pinterest that I liked. I figured I would use my scraps for something similar, and this was the result. I cut the pieces and did the decorating on a bandsaw and did the outside with a circle jig for my router.

There are a lot of different domestic and exotic hardwoods in this piece, with some dyed veneer on the inlay pieces. It is 34” in dia.

-- No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.

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#1 posted 04-22-2016 02:06 PM

I too saw this & thought it very cool…nice job

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#2 posted 04-22-2016 04:17 PM

Oh I Love this! Very creative

-- always learning

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#3 posted 04-22-2016 05:15 PM

Looks like a cityscape taken with a fish eye lens!

I like it

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#4 posted 04-22-2016 06:04 PM

Realy beautiful piece of art and very well used different woods scraps. I saw lot of similar scrap projects and they are realy proof not to throw away anything.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 04-23-2016 12:49 AM

Great job.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#6 posted 04-23-2016 10:27 AM

Now that is a great way to use up scraps. Very cool looking.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 04-23-2016 01:34 PM

Dreggy, this is a beautiful piece of art. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 05-02-2016 02:54 PM

That is way cool, nice work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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